Presentation on theme: "Content Management In a Distributed Environment Don Thompson Associate Vice President for Planning, Information and Technology Pepperdine University"— Presentation transcript:
Content Management In a Distributed Environment Don Thompson Associate Vice President for Planning, Information and Technology Pepperdine University
Challenges Multiple schools and locations across the Los Angeles basin and overseas. No shared administrative electronic space. No central repository for assessment and accreditation-related documents.
Goals Provide a central repository and framework for program assessment related documents. Streamline academic and administrative means for document collection, organization and review.
Goals Provide digital space for scholarly collaboration. Provide digital space for RTP posting and review.
Why Xythos Was Selected Secure collaboration across institutional boundaries (internal and external) Integration with university authentication (LDAP) Several issues solved with one application Rapid implementation and immediate use Easy-to-learn web interface
Applied: Junior Writing Portfolio Streamlining Process & Eliminating Paper
Applied: Accreditation Process and Documents Documents Collected and Posted
Applied: Accreditation Process and Documents Assessment and Committee Processes Use Collaborative Space